Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and Director-General of the Israeli Ministry of Defence Dan Harel signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral defence cooperation after their talks in Hanoi on March 2.

During the talks, Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh stated that the Israeli defence delegation’s visit helps strengthen defence relations between the two countries.

He hailed the growth of bilateral defence cooperation during recent years positively contributing to the maintenance of peace, stability, development and prosperity of both countries as well as the region and the world.

The two sides discussed ways to beef up defence partnership in the future as well as a number of regional and international issues of mutual concern.-VNA